Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Jumping to Conclusions

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Jumping to Conclusions

Article excerpt

TWO Toowoomba-based rugby league A Grade teams play off each year for a trophy named after a former star of the game in the Garden City who in his younger days played for one of the clubs of which he remains a strong supporter today.

However, the said star had been a little peeved that the trophy seemed to have gone missing and he blamed the other club from across town who, in his eyes, were not as asaintlya as their club motto might have people believe.

That was until a recent clean-up around the grounds and storerooms of his own club turned up the long-lost trophy.

Leave a message

AN important part of setting up any meeting is to ensure one gets the correct phone number of the other in case things go awry.

Toowoomba lad this week set up such a meeting but when taking down the other's phone number inadvertently wrote down his own.

This became apparent when our man arrived for the meeting only to find the other man not there.

After a while he decided to ring the chap to find out where he was only to get the voice message of his own phone.

Spell check lesson

FAR be it for this column to be pointing to spelling errors but... new business on Anzac Avenue has unfortunately failed to hit the spell check button before approving their business signs.

The sign writer has left a very vital vowel out of the word aQueenslanda.

It reads aQeenslanda.

The error appears on at least two of the signs.

Canine caper

FIREFIGHTERS came to the rescue of a 70kg great dane stuck on playground equipment in Toowoomba on Thursday night.

The canine had climbed up to the second level of the playground but then couldn't make it back down.

Fortunately, the dedicated fire crew manhandled the pooch back to terra firma.

Caught on camera

CHAP was a little perturbed the other day when he pulled up at local park. …

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